Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 54
PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
CHAPTER 55
MIDWIFERY
54-5504.  board of midwifery — powers and duties. [effective until july 1, 2024] The board shall have the authority and the responsibility to:
(1)  Receive applications for licensure, determine the qualifications of persons applying for licensure, provide licenses to applicants qualified under this chapter and renew, suspend, revoke and reinstate licenses;
(2)  Establish and collect fees for examination of applicants, for licensure and for renewal of licenses;
(3)  Establish the minimum amount and type of continuing education to be required for each licensed midwife seeking renewal of the midwife’s license;
(4)  Investigate complaints against persons who are licensed under this chapter;
(5)  Undertake, when appropriate, disciplinary proceedings and disciplinary action against persons licensed under this chapter;
(6)  Promulgate and adopt rules, pursuant to chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code, necessary to administer this chapter. To the degree they are consistent with this chapter, rules shall be consistent with the current job description for the profession published by NARM and consistent with standards regarding the practice of midwifery established by the NACPM or a successor organization;
(7)  Authorize, by written agreement, the bureau of occupational licenses to act as agent in its interest; and
(8)  Provide such other services and perform such other functions as are consistent with this chapter and necessary to fulfill its responsibilities.

History:
[(54-5504) 54-5404, added 2009, ch. 65, sec. 1, p. 179; am. and redesig. 2010, ch. 79, sec. 24, p. 148.]


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